Friday, August 20, 2010

Militants kill cop on duty MLA Sopore

(Srinagar, Aug 18 Only Kashmir): A cop was killed and two others were injured in a militant attack on the residence of MLA Sopore late last night, official sources said.

They said militants attacked residence of MLA Sopore, Mohammad Ashraf Ganaie at Dangerpora in Sopore town of Baramulla district late in the night by opening indiscriminate firing on the guard post.
Three cops were injured in the attack and one of them later succumbed to wounds while two others have been referred to a hospital here in a critical condition.
The MLA was not at home when the attack took place but his family members were present and escaped unhurt, the sources said.
This is second attack on the residence of a politician in Sopore area as three policemen were killed in a similar attack on the house of Mohammad Abdullah of Democratic Party Nationalist on August 10.


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